What set them apart from other rock bands were their use of other instruments such as lap and pedal steel slide guitar which added beautiful blues flavours and made their American sound really come alive. The highlight for me was their collaboration with support act Mojave 3’s frontma
I wanted to start this review with 'there is nothing that disappoints with this album', but I thought maybe that was a little too biased or bold. So, with this in mind I racked my brain to find something not so great about it, which was hard.
The moment the first lyric is uttered SB6’s loyal, underground fans mouth, sing and shout back every single song. For those that are new to their music it is not too challenging to pick up the words to a favourite as anthemic as Bang Bang Bang Bang! Read more about the gig here.
The era of punk is over. It died long ago. Greg Graffin of Bad Religion is now Professor Gregory Walter Graffin of The University of California. Punk got soft and institutionalised. It got a job, had a bunch of offspring and bought a Volvo. But what about Kids in Glass Houses?
I saw these guys perform at YoYo the other week in Notting Hill and thought that their whole performance was very slick. The music is Californian soul mixed with British underground rap with soulful vocals from Matt Henshaw.